Ninde-Mead-Farnsworth House

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Ninde-Mead-Farnsworth House
Philo T. Farnsworth House in Fort Wayne.jpg
Ninde-Mead-Farnsworth, January 2014
Ninde-Mead-Farnsworth House is located in Indiana
Ninde-Mead-Farnsworth House
Ninde-Mead-Farnsworth House is located in the US
Ninde-Mead-Farnsworth House
Location 734 E. State Boulevard, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Coordinates 41°05′47″N 85°07′49″W / 41.09639°N 85.13028°W / 41.09639; -85.13028Coordinates: 41°05′47″N 85°07′49″W / 41.09639°N 85.13028°W / 41.09639; -85.13028
Area Less than 1.0 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1910 (1910)
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Bungalow/craftsman
NRHP reference # 13000082[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 2013

Ninde-Mead-Farnsworth House, also known as Iriscrest and the Philo T. Farnsworth House, is a historic home located at Fort Wayne, Indiana. It was built about 1910, and is a 1 1/2-story, side gabled, Colonial Revival style frame dwelling. It features a pedimented entrance portico. It has American Craftsman style design elements including shed roofed dormers and overhanging eaves. Television pioneer Philo Farnsworth (1906-1971) lived here from 1948 to 1967.[2]:3, 9

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 3/18/13 through 3/22/13. National Park Service. 2013-03-29. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-07-01.  Note: This includes Jill D. Downs (September 2012). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Ninde-Mead-Farnsworth House" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-07-01.  and Accompanying photographs, plan, and map.